Patricia Hofer

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Patricia Hofer ended her high school teaching career in the early 1980’s and found her way to Boston for a job with a publisher. Besides learning to research and edit, she eventually had several articles published. After returning to Arizona, she taught freshman English and technical writing at Glendale Community College. Hofer is now retired and living in the lovely mountain town of Payson, AZ. She is currently at work on her seventh book.

The 1st and 21st century meaning of “heaven.”

This is from the 4th century Augustine: “It seems that we are right, then, in understanding the first heaven in general as this whole corporeal heaven (to use a general term), namely all that is above the waters and the earth, and the second heaven as the object of spiritual vision seen in bodily likenesses (as, for instance, the vision see by Peter in ecstasy when he saw the dish let down from above full… Continue reading